[per press association.]
Auckland, May 31.
. A subscription list in aid of the proposed school for the blind has been opened at Cambridge, to supplement that started in Auckland.
Argument was heard to-day in regard to tne Warbrick case, as to whether defendant, as a Native, was liable to obey the order of the Court that he should support his wife and children. Dr Giles reserved judgment.
•The reported discovery of the Orpheus wreck at Manukau ■ Heads has proved to be a hoax. The Hinemoa arrived at Onehunga wharf to-day, bringing a plank of teak wood 12in by- sin and about 6ft long, which Captain Fairchild declared was all of the hull of the Orpheus that could be seen, and which had been on the beach twenty-seven years ago.
■ Gisborne, May 31. The District Land Registrar, under authority from the Commissioner, sued two perpetual lease settlers for possession and forfeiture of land,- and overdue rent. The Court held that the proper person to sue for rent is the " Commissioner on behalf of Her Majesty." Judgment was given for possession and forfeiture. Wellington, May 31.
A supplementary; " Gazette " to-day contains the new scale of fares, rates and charges on the New Zealand Railways, to come into force on July Ist.
•, The"; proposal to start a Co-operative Butchery, evoked by the sudden rise in the price of meat, is not meeting with great success, and, if carried out at all, will be.on a much.' smaller scale than originally intended.' Christchurch, May 31.
.Mr" A. H. Cunningham died at Rangiora early this morning. The deceased was an old resident and highly esteemed. He was for many years a mombcr of the Education Board.
Captain Baldwin leaves for Wellington to-night. He is sole proprietor of the " New Zealand Times " which will be run on business principles, irrespective of party.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2430, 2 June 1890
INTERPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2430, 2 June 1890
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